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Willow café    

The café provides meals for disadvantaged children through the Holiday activity & Food programme during, usually at school holidays.    We also provide warm snacks at the weekly kids club  and during the summer cricket teas and snacks during. The kitchen also supports young people to learn and develop cook on a budget skills.  The Willow café has trained local volunteers to gain Food safety certificates that increases employability chances for both men and women.  

Women’s Health & wellbeing  

WBYI works in partnership  with local groups to develop  women’s activities. These including a walking group discovering Bradford’s green spaces along the canals and rivers in the district.  The Women’s group also  delivers  informal exercise activity focused on health and wellbeing for women of all ages.  Other workshops have included soap making sessions;  health and physical activity consultation sessions with local women supporting children’s play and arts activity.   

Mens health walks

Men’s health activity   

WBYI offers men’s wellbeing activity through  small community projects. WBYI organises  local walks,  offers woodwork sessions to interact and build new skills with groups and  offers drop chat  groups to discuss a range of issues that affect  mental health amongst  men.   WBYI also  encourages  men to take up physical activity with peer groups and build links into local sports clubs as volunteers or members.  WBYI also provides social space for BAME men and wider information and guidance around diet, nutrition and wellbeing for men.   

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